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sandy, the damage brought on by the storm is giving one industry a boost. captioning funded by cbs good morning, everybody. good to be with you. i'm terrell brown. this morning, one of america's highest ranking military leaders has been caught up in the investigation that led to the resignation of cia director david petraeus. general john allen is the top u.s. commander in afghanistan. allen is under investigation by the pentagon for alleged inappropriate communications with jill kelly. she's the tampa, florida, woman, who is said to have received threatening e-mails from petraeus's mistress. a pentagon official says allen and kelly exchanged up to 30,000 communications between 2010 and 2012. it's unclear if they were involved in sexual matters or classified information. allen will remain the u.s. commander in afghanistan for now. but these latest developments only serve to widen the scandal that has gripped the nation's capital since friday. tara mergener is in washington with more. what's the latest there? >> reporter: good morning to you. that's right. another twist in this drama. de
>>> good morning to our viewers in the west. it is wednesday, november 14th, 2012. welcome to "cbs this morning." the secretary of defense stands by his man, saying don't jump to any conclusions about general allen. >>> plus, new details about the woman at the center of the investigation. >>> we'll ask senator john mccain about the pentagon scandal and why he wants to stop president obama's choice for secretary of state. >>> and target employees are fighting back after being told they have to open stores on thanksgiving night. >>> we begin this morning with a look at today's eye opener. your world in 90 seconds. >>> no one should leap to any conclusions. no one should leap to any conclusions here, until we determine what the facts are. and we will. >> the pentagon responds to a growing scandal surrounding general allen and former cia director petraeus. >>> sources tell cbs news that paul wra broadwell, alleged mistress of general petraeus, warned general allen that she was a seductress. >> allen denies any wrongdoing as investigators look through 20,000 to 30,000 pages of documents
for dozens of residents and it all started thanks to the 80-yard pipe burst. cbs 5 reporter aiolis is a hairington joins us how -- aiolis is a hairington joins us lou. >> reporter: frank, basically the pipe was very, very old. it failed and pumped water into the neighborhood. take a look behind me at some of the mess it's left behind. we have bulldozers the trying the clean up -- trying to clean up some of the mud and a lot of neighbors out taking a look at the scene. they told me they never thought they would see. a daly city neighborhood covered in mud. >> you cannot take it out your car because the mud is all the way up to the tire. >> reporter: a sheer break of the 18-inch water pipe caused flooding and forced evacuations spilling 45,000 gallons of water near the street. this happened near hillside park overlooking the saint avenue. you can see where the water came rushing down the hill causing a mud slide leaving this picnic area almost unrecognizable. >> it's covered in three to four feet of mud. >> reporter: emmanuel shows us how the mud narrowly missed his house. >> i could
future pushing for prop 30 but has been scrambling this week trying to avoid voter backlash. cbs 5 political reporter grace lee on how he has gone all out to prevent ill-timed tuition hikes. >> reporter: the governor was front and center in the days leading up to the election. he had his hand out saying we need billions of dollars for schools and for our universities saying we need that or else. so with voters consenting to increased taxes just last week those tuition hikes could really have been a political embarrassment for the governor. >> we have some breathing room. proposition 30 gives significant revenue over 7 years. >> reporter: and that means no tuition increases for uc students at least for now. it's a small victory for the governor after the csu board made a similar move just yesterday to avoid fee increases that were on the agenda. as the lieutenant governor pointed out it seems some political posturing is going on. >> yet we again dealing with the political realities of not wanting to appear to increase tuition or fees just shortly after the election have punted a lit
been named motor trend car of the year and that winner is a bay area product. cbs 5 reporter len ramirez at a tesla dealer in san jose where they are celebrating the model s' honor tonight. >> reporter: exactly right. you have to give the folks at tesla in palo alta and the people who build the cars in fremont a lot of credit. they have produced a world class vehicle that runs on batteries and is electrifying the automotive industry. the 17-inch touchscreen display to the disis a peering door handles, there was buzz about the tesla model s. but when motor trend named it car of the year, it was more. >> it is the equivalent of the academy awards. >> he has reason to be proud. designed in palo alto and built if fremont, the tesla model s is a silicon valley original that was supposed to shatter the idea of of cars being small and funny looking and it has. >> we wanted to build a car, an its own merit, a good car. so great utility, fun to drive, high performance and model s in all of those things in addition to being -- in addition to being electric. >> reporter: craig keith is a re
... >> ♪ we could have had it all rolling in the deep... ♪ captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening, for the first time the president weighed in on the scandal that ended the career of his c.i.a. director and derailed his nominee to lead nato. president obama told a news conference no classified information was compromised in the e-mail and sex scandal. he was asked about david petraeus, perhaps most distinguished army general of his generation, who quit the c.i.a. last week after an f.b.i. investigation discovered that he was having an affair. >> general petraeus had an extraordinary career. he served this country with great distinction in iraq, in afghanistan, and as head of the c.i.a. by his own assessment, he did not meet standards that he felt were necessary as the director of the c.i.a. with respect to this personal matter that he is now dealing with, with his family, and with his wife. and it's on that basis that he tendered his resignation, and it's on that basis i accepted it. >> pelley: in the same question, the pres
evil in the parking lot and evil was not going to leave. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. general john allen, the general in charge of the war in afghanistan, is under investigation tonight in connection with the same woman who helped bring down the director of the c.i.a., retired general david petraeus. now general allen's nomination to be supreme allied commander of nato is on hold. two of the top military men of their generation have been brought low by their acquaintance with jill kelley, a tampa socialite seen here at her home with the story playing on the t.v. behind her. last spring, kelley complained to the f.b.i. of receiving harassing anonymous e-mails. turned out, those e-mails had been written by a jealous paula broadwell. the investigation then exposed broadwell's affair with c.i.a. director david petraeus. then the f.b.i. found an e-mail trail linking kelley to general allen. and tonight bob orr picks up the story for us from there. bob? >> reporter: good evening, scott, well, the announcement came in
's not leaving this parking lot and he's not getting back inside the church. >> this is the "cbs morning news" for wednesday, november 14, 2012. >>> good morning. good to be with you. i'm terrell brown. we begin with the unfolding sex scandal that cost the cia director his job and now a top u.s. military commander is tangled in this drama. it has enough twists and subplots to rival a soap opera. paula broadwell warned general john allen that jill kelly was a so ductress. broadwell's emails to kelly triggered the investigation. petraeus and kelly wrote letters on behalf of her twin sister in a custody battle. it's turning into a mess that susan mcginnis is covering for us right now. susan, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the overriding concern amid this sex scandal are the national security implications here and today house intelligence leaders are meeting with the acting cia director to try to find out who knew what when. campus socialite jill kelly has moved to the center of the scandal which has taken down former general and cia director david petraeus and could ruin the career of
on cbs5. i'm not sure too many people would be looking at the head dress. >> you said it not me. >>> get skinny by drinking pepsi, the beverage maker has launched a fat blocking soda. it goes on sale in japan tomorrow. it contains dextrin a which is a fiber that's supposed to reduce fat levels. this is pepsi's first health food, the company is no stranger to introducing interesting flavors like salty water melon and strawberry and milk. >>> play of the day, this morning we're going to go to pittsburgh, last night's monday night game, we have the steelers and the chiefs and ben rothless roth -- is going to pass to wallace and reels it in and they beat kansas city and lost their quarterback to the so it's going to hurt pittsburgh. >> 6:25. the call of duty, a contingent, why a video game is causing people to call in people today. >> you have to be a gamer frank. >>> and expanding investigation another top american general is caught up in the david petreaus probe. >> and several homes evacuated after what appears to be a water main break floods a daly city neighborhood. we'll show you live
. we're live in san francisco, cate cauguiran cbs 5. >> if they got it at midnight, they have three hours to go. >> it's 5:11 right now, facing the fiscal cliff, a major push by the president today to avoid another recession. >>> and a shocking argument over politics, how it led to a woman running down her husband. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, . >>> we are following a water main break in day -- daley city. it's at this intersection, east market street and lausanne avenue. there is a school at that area at that intersection and we are sending a news crew. we'll bring live pictures from the scene shortly. in the meantime, a live look at our traffic center through antioch, westbound highway 4 at somersville, hearing about a crash. one lane is blocked and you can see slowing on our sensor. it's westbound and eastbound impacted so once you get past that antioch stretch, then things look better all the way out toward concord. back outside, a live look at one of the time saver traffic. this is, nimitz, these are heading northbound up toward high street and if you're heading further south toward mi
correspondent with abc news. two cbs colleagues, norah o'donnell my cohost and john miller correspondent at cbs news wh is frequently with me on cbs this morning. i'm please to do have all of them here. we'll be joined by norah and john in just a moment. martha tell me about general petraeus. do you know him. what is it about this story that surprises you most? >> well, i have known general petraeus and covered him in war zones for about a decade and what surprised me most is he seems like a man who is so disciplined and so careful about his image andbout his retation that it was jaw dropping to me when i first heard it. >> rose: so the question is what didn't you understand about him? >> well, i mean i may not understand everything about him now but i was surprised that he would allow this i guess failure of discipline. he really does guard his reputation so well. he watch the people who are around him. but he granted paula broadwell this unprecedent the act sessments we've had access to general petraeus throughout the years when he wants us around, when he wants to tell us something. this w
tells cbs news some of the e-mails were more than friendly exchanges and may have crossed the line. general allen says he did nothing wrong but for now the hearings on his promotion are delayed. >> at the request of the secretary of defense the president has put on hold the promotion to supreme allied commander in europe. >> reporter: both allen and petraeus wrote letters of support for her sister in a custody battle. even though david petraeus resigned lawmakers returning to washington want the hear what he has to -- to hear what he has to say about the giddily attack on the -- deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in libya. >> i think it's absolutely imperative that general petraeus come and testify. >> reporter: some congressional leaders have also called for a joint house senate probe into the petraeus scandal. the white house says the president was surprised to hear about the petraeus investigation. and the president thinks highly of general allen's work in afghanistan. in washington, danielle nottingham, anita back to you. >> the details just keep coming. thanks danielle. the f
. tara mergener for cbs news, washington. >> secretary panetta has already named general allen's replacement for afghanistan. the secretary would like the senate to confirm as quickly as possible. >>> closing arguments are set to begin today in the preliminary hearing for army staff sergeant robert bales accused of killing 16 afghanis during the night. several wounded children testified via a military link. after closing arguments, the military will decide whether to move forward with a court marshal. a conviction could lead to the death penalty. >>> new york governor andrew cuomo is expected to request $30 billion in federal aid to rebuild after super storm sandy. governor cuomo says the money will be used to repair infrastructure and pay for emergency costs related to the storm. the new york city council is going to vote on a plan today to use half a billion dollars to repair public schools and hospitals. 23 schools and two city-owned hospitals are still closed now two weeks after the storm. in boilers, new electrical systems, roof repairs are on the long list of repairs that
boxes of documents. danielle nottingham, cbs news, washington. >> allen could face military charges if the investigation uncovers a sexual affair but again that investigation is still ongoing. >>> still to come on the news at noon, convicts and veterans working together. it's a program showing some great promise. find out why it could be expanding in maryland. >>> welcome back to the news at noon. get your resume ready. veterans, military families and women, you could find a job or even a dream career that you're looking for this friday. joining me now is johnny booker, the executive director of reemploying america. jobs always a good story. how can people find these coming up this week, right? >> coming up on friday. at the washington convention center. we will be holding a career fair, reemploying america. >> people need to bring what on friday? >> their resumes, their best presentation about their experience, and to bring excitement about meeting one on one a lot of sponsors who have real jobs, who they will be able to converse with about. >> practice that pitch in the mirror and
it over to our partners at cbs this morning. gayle king is in new york. gee, gayle, i can't imagine what you guys are covering this morning. >> oh, one direction was in town the other night. madonna was here. we can talk about that or we could talk about the general. good morning to you, mike and andrea. senator john mccain will be with us today. we'll ask him about the petraeus sex scandal, the benghazi hearings and the possibility of susan rice becoming the next secretary of state. a lot of republicans want to hit the reset button. we'll hear from a group of romney supporters in virginia about his loss, the president and the future of the republican party. those stories and more when we see you at 7:00. mike and andrea, see you soon. >> have a good day, gayle. see you at the top of the hour. >>> a former chief psychiatrist at the f.b.i. is fighting the d.c. government's ban against him. they want alen salerian to stop writing prescriptions for powerful pain medications. >> he makes an appeal today to the d.c. health department. surae chinn is live with more. good morning, surae. >> rep
, of course, texas has taken the lead. of course! a local report from cbs enodal lot fort worth. >> talk of seceding has started again. it's not just the loan star state. petitions from these 14 states have been filed on the white house's website asking for per his to secede. >> tens of thousands are logging on to tell the white house they don't want to be part of the union anymore. a petition filed by micah h. in arlington states the economy is suffering because of the administration's neglect of domestic and foreign spending. >> cenk: yeah, have at it. see how that turns out for you. the last time we tried this idea, 600,000 americans died. so way to be patriotic. >> those signing are literally traitors to this country. they would like to commit treason, literally secede from the united states of america. who leads? texas does. the number of petitions filed or signed, these are the top 10, texas is number one. they must be so proud. louisiana number two florida is third. georgia's at 24, alabama at 23, tennessee at 22,000, and then north carolina, south carolina, arkansas and finally l
assistant director of the fbi and senior correspondent for cbs news and ron kessler, chief washington correspondent of newsmax.com and author of "the secrets of the fbi." john, let me start with you. what more can you tell us about this fbi agent who originally got the complaint, i guess, is the right word, from jill kelley about the e-mails? >> so as this picture unfolds, erin, what we learn about jill kelley, she is very adept at making connections with people, net working those connections and hanging on to those people and figuring out how they might come in handy later. this is a case like that. so she goes as a class member in the fbi's citizens' academy at the tampa field office. this is a thing where you're hand-selected to be a member of the class among community leaders. it goes on for eight or ten weeks, and you go twice a week, and they give you abbreviation on all of the fbi programs, and this agent gives one of the briefings for his squad and she chats with him after they exchange cards. and they stay in touch. when she starts getting the weird e-mails, she calls him up
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years. the facts there have been fact checked by showtime and also by cbs corporate. it's been thorough. you can argue with the interpretations but the facts are solid. >> which interpretations so far -- >> there are several. in that chapter -- we have ten chapters and there's quite a few myths that we go after. one of them is that we, the greatest generation, we won world war ii. america was the victor, comes out in all the books, the greatest generation, band of brothers, stephen ambrose's "private ryan." we're saying the soviet union absorbed the german war machine. tore the guts out of the german war machine. they were moving along the southern flank and taking far fewer casualties. >> stalingrad. millions died. >> 27 million in world war ii. the u.s. lost a little over 300,000. during most of the war the soviets were confronting 200 german divisions. the u.s. and british were ten combined. we don't know that history. >> what is striking and i've only seen the one installment but just in this discussion about the shrussian front for t germans, we continue to have as americans, i thi
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